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Canadian Dollar and Business Outlook

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Dec. 10 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar was down Monday morning with drops in the oil and gold prices and the stock markets. At 9:03 CST Monday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7486 or C$1.3353, which compares with Friday’s North American close of US$0.7519 or C$1.3299. China’s […] Read more

ICE canola weakens Monday morning

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Dec. 10 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures canola contracts were weaker Monday morning, taking some direction from Chicago Board of Trade soybeans and soyoil. Speculative profit-taking to start the week contributed to the early declines, according to analysts. Ample supplies in the commercial pipeline and a subsequent […] Read more





ICE canola correcting lower

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Dec. 7 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures canola contracts were weaker at midday Friday, taking back most of Thursday’s gains as strength in the Canadian dollar weighed on values. The currency was up by roughly half of a cent relative to its United States counterpart, which cuts […] Read more

Canadian Dollar and Business Outlook

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Dec. 7 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar was up Friday morning. At 8:49 CST Friday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7530 or C$1.3277, which compares with Thursday’s North American close of US$0.7460 or C$1.3404. More than 94,000 jobs, largely full-time, were created last month according to figures […] Read more


ICE canola down in morning trade

By Ashley Robinson, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, MB, Dec. 7, 2018 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures canola contracts are mostly weaker this morning. Trading has been choppy throughout the morning. Chicago Board of Trade soybean, oil and meal contracts are all mostly stronger this morning. China’s commerce minister has said that China will start […] Read more

History: Modern Horse Training by Natural Reaction

Reprinted from the June 1951 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

Modern Horse Training by Natural Reaction By Jack Sproule, Calgary, Alta. ‘The vast majority of horses are in this class and I cannot tell you which is the best way to handle each individual case. However, I will try and explain as clearly as possible the main points to remember regarding the variations in the […] Read more



North American Grain/Oilseed Review: Canola strengthens with smaller crop

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, Dec. 6 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures canola contracts were stronger in the most active months on Thursday, although activity was choppy as a number of conflicting influences pulled on the market. A downward revision to Statistics Canada’s canola production estimate provided underlying support. The government agency […] Read more